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SHIP, n Definition & Legal Meaning

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A vessel of any kind employed in navigation. In a more restricted and more technical sense, a three-masted vessel navigated with sails. The term “ship” or “shipping,” when used in tills Code, includes steam-boats, sailing vessels, canal-boats, barges, and every structure adapted to be navigated from place to place for the transportation of merchandise or persons. Civ. Code Cal.


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